Pungent and very cold
Lung and urinary bladder
1. To reduce phlegm in the lungs and soothe asthma; 2. To promote urination and reduce edema
1. Retention of phlegm fluid in the lungs manifested as cough with profuse sputum, asthma, fullness and distension in the chest and hypochondriac region , asthma in which patient cannot lie flat and edema of the face. Lepidium seed (Ting Li Zi) is used with Jujube (Da Zao) in the formula Tingli Dazao Xiefei Tang.2. Edema or dysuria. Lepidium seed (Tinglizi) is used with Tetrandra root (Fanji) and Rhulbarb (Da Huang) in the formula Ji Jiao Li Huang Wan.